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Day books

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Hoffman and Schlosser collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2040
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of sixteen pages from the daybook of Hoffman and Schlosser of Attica, Indiana. The pages copied range from October 31 to December 21, 1835. The collection also includes a typewritten list of approximately seventy five different items, such as "1 pr. boots," "1 phial pepermint," "1 needle case," and "1 doz. herring," copied from an account book of a general store. The undated document also notes that payment was made by "eggs, load of wood, cabbage, etc."...
Dates: 1835-1836, undated

Indianapolis hardware store daybook

 Collection — Folder S2674
Identifier: S2674
Scope and Contents This collection includes a daybook (cover is missing) for an Indianapolis, Indiana hardware store. The entries range from June 15, 1840 to January 21, 1841 and include names of customers, items purchased and prices. The merchant is not identified, but entries of purchases by the state suggest it was the daybook of Benjamin Pottage.
Dates: 1840-1841

Marcelle D. LaCroix papers

Identifier: L087
Scope and Contents This collection includes account books, daybooks and ledgers from Marcelle D. LaCroix; autographed, signed letters from many business people in the United States; bills, invoices, receipts; and letters from lawyers ranging from 1847 to 1886 regarding business and legal matters.
Dates: 1847-1886, undated

Maurice Griffin and Company records

Identifier: V332
Scope and Contents This collection includes 39 daybooks from the Maurice Griffin and Company of Corydon, Indiana containing entries ranging from 1897 to 1983 and a few notations from 1986 regarding the closing of the business. Additional information regarding the weather and other noteworthy events, such as the attack on Pearl Harbor and the flood of 1943, were added to the volumes along with a few newpaper clippings. The collection also includes two ledger books used for customer accounts (1898-1983), seven cash...
Dates: 1897-1986

Porter-Griffin family papers

Identifier: L535
Scope and Contents This is a collection of 46 manuscript boxes, 1 clamshell box, 118 ledgers, and 3 oversized folders, arranged in 8 series. The collection consists of papers of William A. Porter and his heirs from 1813 to 1979, as well papers from the Griffin and McGrain Company. Materials include personal correspondence, business and legal correspondence, political publications and letters, business ledgers, school and local entertainment programs, programs form various churches and their activities in Corydon...
Dates: 1813-1979

Rush County, T. J. Pattison daybook

 Collection — Folder S2510
Identifier: S2510
Scope and Contents This daybook measures 7 3/4 inches wide by 12 1/4 inches high. Every other page is hand numbered through page 72. The first 12 pages are an index to the entries. Names are listed alphabetically on the index pages, with the corresponding entries given on the following pages. The accounts were kept from 1830 to 1831. The entries include the item purchased and the cost of same. At the back of the book are four loose items: (1) post card to D. Collins from the Greenfield Mutual Burial Association...
Dates: 1830-1905

Sarah Ann Hampton Johnson collection

 Collection — Folder S2498
Identifier: S2498
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied pages from Sarah Ann's autograph book while she was a student at the Friends' Boarding School from 1850 to 1852. Each of the students who wrote in her book signed their name, town, and date of entry. Mary M. Henley wrote: "May each season of this changeful life come frought to thee with some new blessings richer than that which has gone by, and the tides of thy early sensations as they subside in the truths of experience give place to these enjoyments...
Dates: 1850-1852

Solon Turman collection

Identifier: L162
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, legal papers, a daybook, and a family photograph of Solon Turman, ranging from 1864 to 1909 regarding legal matters, common court please, and personal matters.
Dates: 1864-1909

Star City, Indiana elevator record books

 Collection — Volume V420
Identifier: V420
Scope and Contents This collection contains 54 record books kept by the Star City, Indiana elevator ranging from 1901 to 1952. The collection's volumes include a check register, account books, daybooks, and journals used to record corn, oats, rye, soybeam, and wheat. Other seeds, such as buckwheat, clover, and timothy, are also recorded in the oat, rye, and wheat books. The collection has one envelope containing the following loose items: a pocket-size memo book used to record corn records from 1950, a program...
Dates: 1901-1953

William B. Tuell papers

Identifier: L466
Scope and Contents This collection includes receipts, deeds, checks, bank drafts, mortgage papers, correspondence, daybooks, ledgers, blotters, accounts receivable and other papers from William B. Tuell and others in Terre Haute, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1822 to 1901 regarding dry goods store operation and disposal of Tuell's estate.
Dates: 1822-1901